Today, we’re excited to open source our EM Guide! At Unibuddy, we have Engineering Mentors who each manage a team of engineers (a squad). Most other tech companies use the title “Engineering Managers”; the difference for us is that we want to place emphasise on the mentoring aspect of the…


Sometimes you may want to test out your local dev features or code changes on other devices than your local development machine, or perhaps you want another colleague to be able to try out your code. You could push it to your QA or Staging environment, but it might not…


Developing a common understanding of engineering standards and culture

A few months ago, three Unibuddy tech team members sat down with me and brought up a few emerging concerns. They noticed some engineers obsessed with velocity and neglected defects while others focussed on perfecting and over-engineered things. After some debate, we determined that the root cause was not having…


Manual testing and deployment is a productivity killer.

Ideally, you want to setup continuous integration where a commit to your repository triggers your tests to run which in turn triggers deployment to staging/production assuming all tests passed. …


The Age of Disruption

We’re not in the information age. We’re in the age of disruption. Jobs that have been around for decades are being replaced by machine learning algorithms.Established companies are being disrupted by startups. Startups themselves are being disrupted by newer startups. The only thing constant is the accelerating pace of disruption.

Great technologies absorb

Kimeshan Naidoo

Chief Technology Officer at Unibuddy

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